There’s no query there’s unhealthy blood between the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks, and 49ers lengthy snapper Taybor Pepper has taken the smack-talking to a different degree.
In a video posted to his private X account, Pepper mocked Seahawks receiver D.K. Metcalf utilizing signal language — a tactic Metcalf had recently begun using as a method to trash discuss with out getting fined by the league.
The video of Pepper’s message to Metcalf is under.
Loosely translated, Pepper stated: “14 (Metcalf’s quantity), f–k round and discover out.”
The 29-year-old Pepper was seemingly clapping again at Metcalf, who used ASL to taunt Los Angeles Rams cornerback Akhello Witherspoon, signing “44, my son,” and Dallas Cowboys cornerback DaRon Bland, signing “stand on enterprise,” after scoring touchdowns in opposition to each.
Metcalf was held to simply two receptions for 52 yards and a landing in Sunday’s loss. It marked the second-fewest receptions Metcalf has had this season and snapped a streak of 4 video games with not less than three or extra catches.
Pepper’s video was simply the most recent manner the 49ers have discovered to get below Metcalf’s pores and skin. Mike Silver of the San Francisco Chronicle reported on Monday morning that 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan had incentivized his gamers to mess with Metcalf throughout Sunday’s 28-16 win over Seattle.
The ploy labored as Metcalf, together with cornerback Deommodore Lenoir, was ejected within the fourth quarter of the competition after getting right into a scuffle with two 49ers gamers.